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English Question on Sacrifice for IELTS & TOEFL

Last updated on July 22, 2022 by in Speaking Practice in English Category with 6 Comments on English Question on Sacrifice for IELTS & TOEFL, 44 Views and Reading Time: 2 minutes

English Question on Sacrifice for IELTS & TOEFL

English Question on Sacrifice for IELTS & TOEFL with a podcast based on the recorded class, some challenging questions, a selected passage with illustrated flashcards, and the possibility of listening to any selected text

When you make a big sacrifice, do you tell people about it or keep it to yourself?

Do you feel annoyed when your sacrifices aren’t acknowledged by others?

What would you never willingly sacrifice, your life, your health, your integrity, your dreams?

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The term, sacrifice, usually implies “doing without something” or “giving something up”. But the word sacrifice also occurs in metaphorical use to describe doing good for others or taking a short-term loss in return for a greater power gain, such as in a game of chess.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Achieving the outcomes you want is often more about what you’re willing to give up as opposed to what you’re willing to do. If it weren’t for the need to make sacrifices, well then, we’d all be successful. Alas, this isn’t how the world works.

Here’s the thing, though. What looks like sacrifices on the front end, turn out to be investments when you look at them in hindsight. You give away something upfront, but the reward you get is worth much more than what you gave up in the first place. Good old boring delayed gratification for the win.

Source: https://medium.com/

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6 comments on “English Question on Sacrifice for IELTS & TOEFL”

  1. 1. Sarifice in essence means doing something anonymously without expecting something in return otherwise it will be a deal not a sacrifice.
    2. Sacrifice also is better to be remain anonimous unless somebody else mention it or notice it so I do not annoyed or honestly try not to be annoyed if it is not acknowledged.
    3. A really difficult question. May be it depends on the matter you want to sacrifice for it. But I think possibly the integrity or identity is the most difficult thing to lose.

    • You defined the word, ‘sacrifice, really decently. Thank you so much.
      As you correctly said, we do not make sacrifices to gain popularity, or at least, this is not the main purpose of making sacrifices.
      And about the last question, it is indeed a very challenging question. I agree with you on the unquestionable value of identity that is even too hard to sacrifice.

    • I well = I will. I remember correcting this very mistake before. You need to learn from your mistakes and try to avoid them.
      I encourage you to write longer, and not in the form of a yes/no question-answer format.

  2. 1. No, I’d rather it remains unknown. Because in that case, people around me would start to judge me and that would make me even more stressed out.
    2. Personaliy, yes I get upset. But I believe that we should not pay attention to people’s opinion. If a goal or dream means so much to us, we must not get distracted by such things.
    3. Obviously these these thing are highly important and not at any cost should be threatened, such as someone’s health and security, life and a huge amount of money.

    • About the last question, after all, when we’re talking about making sacrifices, you need to close your eyes to something precious to you. I think, otherwise, that wouldn’t be any sacrifice.

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